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Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of College Avenue, looking east from Oneida Street.

Date: 1905 

Description: Exterior view of the Kaukauna Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. Visible above the main e...

Photograph

Grignon House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

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Description: Interior view of the Kaukauna Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room is a librari...

Drawing

Grignon House

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A Wisconsin State Canners Truck parked under a chute at Stokely Van Camp canning factory on West College Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of factory built upon a shoreline.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the front entrance of the Appleton Free Public Library and City Hall. Several children are posing on the entrance steps. The City and the...

Date: 1882-12-21 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna, from the Appleton Post Annual Review.

Photograph

Grignon House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date:  

Description: View over a train stopped at a grain elevator in the foreground. The Hotel Ristau is across a street on the left, and a church building is in the distance...

Date: 1873 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, state and county lands, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, and railroads. There is an ins...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Carnegie Library at Lawrence University.

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Photograph

Consolidated Paper

Date:  

Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1905 

Description: Interior view of the Appleton Free Public Library. There are reading tables, a librarian's desk, and bookshelves. Large light fixtures are hanging from the...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Appleton Public Library and City Hall.

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